to voice over artist Tim George
the part of Hank Peabody
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from The Reeducation of a Turd Peddler
by John Henry Peabody
I WILL NEVER UNDERSTAND the
Fornay. Just when I think were getting a long, theyre setting
me up, taking my hat, shorting me on stamps at the post office and generally
just playing the trickster.
It isnt bad stuff. They arent thieves ripping
me offI end up running into someone from the post
office later that day who gives me the rest of my stamps, with a requisite
chuckle. They like that trickster shit. They like to get a laugh.
The more I think of it, I remember the Librado boys doing
the same when I lived with them. Never cruel, seemingly brotherly, they
just always had to have the rhetorical upper hand, like some neighborhood
type who culturally cannot communicate in a straight forward manner.
If an exchange didnt have a linguistic decoy worked into the conversation,
then they just werent living. Every bit of information had a kind
of end-around built into it.
After years of this, I realized the Fornay needed to let
me know they were different, not just from me, but from everyone who
No matter how much of their dusty old dust I handled, nor
how many Lucky Charms breakfasts I had with them, I would always be
Tom Haden to their Corleones, seemingly a part but never truly in the
family. They were the Other. And I was the Other to them. One could
only imagine what the other was like.
Father Serra's Dishwashers